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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by PurpleShadows » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:04 pm

:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
:greenbullet: Wheel of the Infinite - Martha Wells
Mirror in the Sky - Aditi Khorana
:greenbullet: The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel - Katherine Arden
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
:greenbullet: The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
Night and Day - Virginia Woolf
Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic - Emily Croy Barker
Wicked - Gregory Maguire
:greenbullet: United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
Wake of Vultures - Laila Bowen
The Windup Girl - Paolo Bacigalupi
Doctor Glas - Hjalmar Söderberg
The Holy Terrors - Jean Cocteau
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Lumeus » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:06 am

I added Purple's selections to my quote.
:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
:greenbullet: Wheel of the Infinite - Martha Wells
Mirror in the Sky - Aditi Khorana
:greenbullet: The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel - Katherine Arden
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: Anathem - Neal Stephenson
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
Night and Day - Virginia Woolf
:greenbullet: Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic - Emily Croy Barker
Wicked - Gregory Maguire
:greenbullet: United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
Wake of Vultures - Laila Bowen
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Windup Girl - Paolo Bacigalupi
Doctor Glas - Hjalmar Söderberg
The Holy Terrors - Jean Cocteau
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Athena [Georgeanna] » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:04 am

Sorry for the delay!
:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
:greenbullet: Wheel of the Infinite - Martha Wells
Mirror in the Sky - Aditi Khorana
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel - Katherine Arden
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: Anathem - Neal Stephenson
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
Night and Day - Virginia Woolf
:greenbullet: Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic - Emily Croy Barker
Wicked - Gregory Maguire
:greenbullet: United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
Wake of Vultures - Laila Bowen
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Windup Girl - Paolo Bacigalupi
Doctor Glas - Hjalmar Söderberg
The Holy Terrors - Jean Cocteau
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hera [Sammy] » Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:04 pm

Thank you, lovely readers.

This month's book will be The Windup Girl - Paolo Bacigalupi. Thread is up and ready to go.

For any recent joiners, I've also updated the OP with a list of all past reads and the discussion threads. These discussions remain open so feel free to chime in on any thoughts on both current and past books!
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hera [Sammy] » Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:41 pm

Right folks. As per last month, I'll be including all those books that got a green bullet in our last selection. However, I'd love to see some new entries so if you have any new suggestions, please PM or Discord DM them to me!
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by PurpleShadows » Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:21 am

New Suggestions:

The Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Cathrynne M Valente

Gilded Cage by Vic James

The Sandcastle Empire by Kayla Olson

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by PurpleShadows » Thu May 10, 2018 2:00 am

Is there a book for May?
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Post by Hera [Sammy] » Thu May 10, 2018 2:47 am

Sorry guys, been insanely busy. I'll have the list up in a few.
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hera [Sammy] » Thu May 10, 2018 3:01 am

Rick wrote:
Fireynay wrote:
HyperCynic wrote:
Purpleshadows wrote:
Nicodemus wrote:
Forge wrote:
Lumeus wrote:
StrangeVsWeird wrote:
“Georgeanna” wrote:
Sorry for the delay, guys! List is up. Added some new suggestions to shake things up a bit. Same process as usual.

Quote the person above you. Add a green bullet for books you fancy. Strikethrough anything you've read.

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
Wheel of the Infinite - Martha Wells
The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel - Katherine Arden
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - Cathrynne M Valente
Gilded Cage - Vic James
The Sandcastle Empire - Kayla Olson
A Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J Maas
Strange Magic - Sid Moore
The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew P. Walker
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries - Kory Stamper
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by PurpleShadows » Fri May 11, 2018 1:42 am

Sammy wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 3:01 am

Sorry for the delay, guys! List is up. Added some new suggestions to shake things up a bit. Same process as usual.

Quote the person above you. Add a green bullet for books you fancy. Strikethrough anything you've read.

:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
Wheel of the Infinite - Martha Wells
:greenbullet: The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel - Katherine Arden
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
:greenbullet: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - Cathrynne M Valente
:greenbullet: Gilded Cage - Vic James
:greenbullet: The Sandcastle Empire - Kayla Olson
:greenbullet: A Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J Maas
Strange Magic - Sid Moore
:greenbullet: The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew P. Walker
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries - Kory Stamper
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
:greenbullet: The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Athena [Georgeanna] » Fri May 11, 2018 1:45 am


:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
Wheel of the Infinite - Martha Wells
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel - Katherine Arden
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
:greenbullet: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - Cathrynne M Valente
:greenbullet: Gilded Cage - Vic James
:greenbullet: The Sandcastle Empire - Kayla Olson
:greenbullet: A Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J Maas
Strange Magic - Sid Moore
:greenbullet: The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew P. Walker
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries - Kory Stamper
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
:greenbullet: The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hades [Forge] » Fri May 11, 2018 10:16 am


:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
Wheel of the Infinite - Martha Wells
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel - Katherine Arden
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
The Curse of the Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
:greenbullet: Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
:greenbullet: United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
:greenbullet: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - Cathrynne M Valente
:greenbullet: Gilded Cage - Vic James
:greenbullet: The Sandcastle Empire - Kayla Olson
:greenbullet: A Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J Maas
Strange Magic - Sid Moore
:greenbullet: The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew P. Walker
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries - Kory Stamper
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
:greenbullet: The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hera [Sammy] » Sun May 13, 2018 9:08 pm

This month's book will be:

The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel - Katherine Arden

I'll have the thread up shortly and I'm also going to throw up the list for next month immediately too, just to get back on top of things.
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Post by Hades [Forge] » Sun May 13, 2018 9:55 pm

:greenbullet: The Immortalists - Chloe Benjamin
The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
:greenbullet: Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
Gilded Cage - Vic James
The Sandcastle Empire - Kayla Olson
The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew P. Walker
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries - Kory Stamper
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
A State of Freedom - Neel Mukherjee
:greenbullet: The Atomic City Girls - Janet Beard
:greenbullet: Circe - Madeline Miller
Warlight - Michael Ondaatje
The Outsider - Stephen King
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by PurpleShadows » Tue May 15, 2018 4:26 am

Forge wrote:
Sun May 13, 2018 9:55 pm
:greenbullet: The Immortalists - Chloe Benjamin
:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
:greenbullet: Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
:greenbullet: Gilded Cage - Vic James
:greenbullet: The Sandcastle Empire - Kayla Olson
:greenbullet: The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew P. Walker
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries - Kory Stamper
:greenbullet: The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
A State of Freedom - Neel Mukherjee
:greenbullet: The Atomic City Girls - Janet Beard
:greenbullet: Circe - Madeline Miller
Warlight - Michael Ondaatje
The Outsider - Stephen King
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Athena [Georgeanna] » Sat May 19, 2018 2:17 am

:greenbullet: The Immortalists - Chloe Benjamin
:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
:greenbullet: Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
:greenbullet: Gilded Cage - Vic James
:greenbullet: The Sandcastle Empire - Kayla Olson
:greenbullet: The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew P. Walker
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries - Kory Stamper
:greenbullet: The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
A State of Freedom - Neel Mukherjee
:greenbullet: The Atomic City Girls - Janet Beard
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: Circe - Madeline Miller
Warlight - Michael Ondaatje
The Outsider - Stephen King
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hera [Sammy] » Tue May 22, 2018 2:08 am

Just a nudge for those who haven't given any indication of preference yet.
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Nicodemus » Tue May 22, 2018 6:14 am

:greenbullet: :greenbullet: The Immortalists - Chloe Benjamin
:greenbullet: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: Dr Potter's Medicine Show - Eric Scott Fischl
United States of Japan - Peter Tieryas
:greenbullet: Gilded Cage - Vic James
:greenbullet: The Sandcastle Empire - Kayla Olson
:greenbullet: The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew P. Walker
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries - Kory Stamper
:greenbullet: The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit - Michael Finkel
A State of Freedom - Neel Mukherjee
:greenbullet: The Atomic City Girls - Janet Beard
:greenbullet: :greenbullet: :greenbullet: Circe - Madeline Miller
Warlight - Michael Ondaatje
The Outsider - Stephen King
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Re: RPGC Book Club

Post by Hera [Sammy] » Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:24 am

Right folks! June’s book will be:

Circe - Madeline Miller

I’ll have the thread up tomorrow.
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